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HOGG, Thomas.

(1790? – ?)

1. English, 1825.
A | Manual | Of | Mineralogy; | In Which Is Shown How Much | Cornwall | Contributes To The Illustration Of The Science. | [double rule] | "Hic fontes Natura novos emisit." | [double rule] | Truro: | Printed And Published By W. Polyblank High Cross; Sold | By G.B. Whittaker, London; J. Tregonino, | And Mrs. Heard, Booksellers, Truro. | [tapered rule] | 1825.

8°: [6], [i]-xviii, [1]-245, [1] p., frontispiece (showing 7 crystal systems).

Contents: [Frontispiece].; [2 pgs], Title page, verso "Entered at Stationer's Ball."; [1 pg], Advertisement, dated August 1825.; [1 pg], Blank.; [1 pg], "Contents."; [1 pg], Blank.; [i]-xviii, "Introduction."; [1]-228, Text.; [229]-237, "Mineralogical Questions."; [238], Blank.; [239]-245, "Index."; [1 pg], "Errata."

Very scarce. This work was published in two issues, one with Hoggs names on the title page and the other as described with no indication as to the actual author.

"This Manual contains a concise description of minerals in general, and the localities of those of Cornwall, ... with economical uses of metals, and other species; an account of the mode of smelting tin and copper-ores; an explanation of terms; and mineralogical questions."-Advertisement.

Bibliographical references: BL [7106.bbb.18.].

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